Obits: Bernice Hosch Peebles

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 24, 2014

Bernice Hosch Peebles

Bernice Hosch Peebles, 86, died on July 12, 2014 at Trinity Glen Lutheran Home in Winston-Salem. 

She was born July 7, 1928 in Davie County, one of 18 children to the late Willie Hosch and Maudie Johnson Hosch. She graduated high school from Davie County Training School. She did domestic work until her health declined. She joined Boxwood Baptist Church, where she worshiped Christ and began building her strong spiritual foundation that served her the rest of her life. She was an active member of the Order of Eastern Star and enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and cooking. 

Also preceding her in death: a daughter, Betty H. Goolsby; and 16 siblings. 

Survivors: her brother, James (Juanita) Hosch of Mocksville; 2 daughters, Pamela Peebles and Laura (Eric) Peebles-Dalton, both of Mocksville; a son, James (Marcia Porter) Peebles of Mocksville; a son-in-law, John Goolsby; a grandson, Kevin (Nicole) Goolsby; 2 granddaughters, Cymone James and Raychul Peebles; 2 great-grandchildren, Zara and Mikayla Goolsby; other relatives and friends. 

Her funeral service was held Sunday, July 20 at 2:30 p.m. at Graham Funeral Home. The Rev. B.J. Milton officiated and burial followed in Boxwood Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home 30 minutes before the service. 

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